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Sachse, Karoline A.; Mahler, Nicole; Pohl, Steffi – Educational and Psychological Measurement, 2019
Mechanisms causing item nonresponses in large-scale assessments are often said to be nonignorable. Parameter estimates can be biased if nonignorable missing data mechanisms are not adequately modeled. In trend analyses, it is plausible for the missing data mechanism and the percentage of missing values to change over time. In this article, we…
Descriptors: International Assessment, Response Style (Tests), Achievement Tests, Foreign Countries
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Nelis, Sharon M.; Rae, Gordon; Liddell, Christine – Educational and Psychological Measurement, 2006
The factor structure of the Family Emotional Involvement and Criticism Scale (FEICS) is tested in a sample of Irish adolescents. Participants were 661 adolescents with a mean age of 15.9 years (SD = 1.26). Interpretation of both the exploratory and confirmatory factor analysis of the FEICS show support for the two-factor structure of the FEICS…
Descriptors: Factor Analysis, Validity, Factor Structure, Foreign Countries
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De Ciantis, Steven M.; Kirton, M. J. – Educational and Psychological Measurement, 1996
An examination of the Experiential Learning Theory of D. Kolb (1974) and a revision of the Learning Style Questionnaire of P. Honey and A. Mumford (1992) using results from 185 middle managers from the United Kingdom and Ireland suggests that no 1 measure can represent all of Kolb's constructs, although Kolb's theoretical structure does emerge.…
Descriptors: Administrators, Cognitive Processes, Cognitive Style, Educational Theories
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Mulhern, Fiona; Rae, Gordon – Educational and Psychological Measurement, 1998
Data from 196 Irish school children were analyzed and used to develop a shortened version of the Fennema-Sherman Mathematics Attitudes Scales (E. Fennema and J. Sherman, 1976). Internal consistency estimates of the reliability of scores on the whole scale and each of the subscales of the original and short form were favorable. (SLD)
Descriptors: Attitude Measures, Elementary Education, Elementary School Students, Foreign Countries
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Pedulla, Joseph J.; Airasian, Peter W. – Educational and Psychological Measurement, 1980
Estimates of population values obtained using three sampling techniques (simple random sampling, stratified random sampling, and cluster sampling) and three size samples for each technique (10%, 25% and 50%) were compared with known "population" values. 25% simple random sample provided quite good estimates of the "population"…
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, Elementary Secondary Education, Feasibility Studies, Foreign Countries